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How to generate your Available Balance report?

Generating channels

There are three ways to generate an Available Balance report:

Channels Description
Mercado Pago panel
It's very simple and fast. To generate it from your Mercado Pago account, go to your reports and choose the Reports option.

Follow the step by step to generate reports from this panel.

API integration
Schedule the frequency of your report according to your needs. It can be both manually and on a scheduled basis.

Read the documentation to generate reports through API.

Con el retiro de dinero
Generate a report automatically each time you withdraw your available balance to a bank account.

Follow the step by step to generate reports for each withdrawal

Technical characteristics of the report

Consider the following technical information when you want to generate, schedule and set up your reports.

Report Schedule

Set up how and how often you want to generate your reports.

Element Characteristics
Schedule
- Daily.
- Weekly.
- Monthly.

Generation
- Manual.
- Automatic for withdrawal of available balance, total or partial.

These generation instances can live together. That is, even if you schedule the generation of your reports automatically, each time you withdraw money an additional report will be generated.

Report Structure

Know the characteristics of the elements that make up your report.

Element or Action Characteristics
Tables Detail
The detail of the tables includes information generated in at least 1 day. Except in the reports generated by money withdrawal.

Column Order
Permanent.

Maximum Period
Reports with data of up to 60 days.

Currency
Local (based on the country where the Mercado Pago account is registered).

Time zone of the columns
GMT-4

Take as reference the place where you download the report from.

Date selection via API
Timezone format: UTC / GMT-0.

Date selection via web
DIt must be based on the timezone of the user's account.
For example, the timezone of Sao Paulo corresponds to the user account registered in Brazil.

Report Export

All the options you have available when downloading your report.

Element or Action Characteristics
Filename format
When the report is scheduled or manual:
<configurable-prefix>-<yyyy-MM-dd-hhmmss>.<format>
Example: mystore-2019-05-28-104010.csv

When the report is generated by a money withdrawal:
configurable-prefix-withdrawal-id-creation-date.csv
Example: mystore-ID23902138-28-05-2019.csv

Download formats
.csv, .xlsx

Tip: Download the report in .csv to import the data and use it in other applications. Download it in .xlsx to read the information in the spreadsheet tables.

File
The generated reports are saved in your Mercado Pago account.

Set up available via API
- Columns to generate per report
- File prefix for easy identification
- SFTP upload
- Column separator (period or semicolon)
- Decimal separator (comma or period)
- Email notification
- Withdrawal at the end of the report (optional)

Note

Have the Glossary of the Available Balance report on hand to review it when needed or want to review a technical term.


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